Definitions for back and forth
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word back and forth
back and forth, backward and forward, to and fro(adverb)
moving from one place to another and back again
"he traveled back and forth between Los Angeles and New York"; "the treetops whipped to and fro in a frightening manner"; "the old man just sat on the porch and rocked back and forth all day"
back and forth(Noun)
The movement (of someone or something) forward followed by a return to the same position. May refer to a concept such as an emotional state or a relationship as well as a physical thing.
back and forth(Noun)
Negotiations or discussions between two or more parties, a dialog.
back and forth(Adverb)
From one place to another and back again.
back and forth(Adjective)
Going from one place or position to another and back again.
Translations for back and forth
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
first in one direction and then in the other; backwards and forwards
We had to go back and forth many times before we moved all our furniture to the new house.
- heen en weerAfrikaans
- ذهابا وإيابا، إقبالا وإدباراArabic
- para trás e para a frentePortuguese (BR)
- sem a tam; tam a zpětCzech
- hin und herGerman
- frem og tilbageDanish
- μπρος πίσωGreek
- ir de acá para alláSpanish
- از یک سو به سوی دیگر؛ پس و پیشFarsi
- de va-et-vient, de long en largeFrench
- הֵנָה וְהֵנָהHebrew
- fram og afturIcelandic
- avanti e indietroItalian
- pirmyn ir atgalLithuanian
- uz priekšu un atpakaļLatvian
- heen en weerDutch
- fram og tilbakeNorwegian
- tam i z powrotemPolish
- از یک سو به سوی دیگر؛ پس و پیشPersian
- مخ او شاتهPashto
- para trás e para diantePortuguese
- încoace şi încoloRomanian
- взад и вперёдRussian
- sem a tamSlovak
- sem in tjaSlovenian
- fram och tillbakaSwedish
- ไป ๆ มา ๆThai
- ileri geriTurkish
- 來回Chinese (Trad.)
- назад і вперед; туди й сюдиUkrainian
- آگے پیچھےUrdu
- tới tới lui luiVietnamese
- 来回Chinese (Simp.)
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